Here's the beef at the annual Ideal Beef Feed

Event supports local fire department

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Hot, steaming corn on the cob is ready for diners at the 44th annual Ideal Beef Feed on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022, at the Ideal Fire Hall. All proceeds support the Ideal Volunteer Fire Department Relief Association.
Megan Buffington / Echo Journal
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IDEAL TOWNSHIP — For the 44th year, the Ideal Volunteer Fire Department Relief Association hosted its annual beef feed Wednesday, Aug. 10.

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Stock tanks full of watermelons await hungry diners at the Aug. 10, 2022, Ideal Beef Feed.
Megan Buffington / Echo Journal

Diners showed up for a four-course meal of beef on a spit, coleslaw, all-you-can-eat corn on the cob, watermelon and a beverage - all for $15.

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The Ideal Fire Department uses their boom truck to hoist a flag high above the audience at the Aug. 10, 2022, Ideal Beef Feed.
Megan Buffington / Echo Journal

Proceeds from the event go to support the fire department's relief association, which supports firefighters who have retired or been injured during fire calls.

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One of the youngest volunteers at the Ideal Beef Feed - Vada Loven, 3, - and her cousin, Nora Parrington, 11, serve watermelon to attendees.
Megan Buffington / Echo Journal

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